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Alibaba is planning a China listing by mid-2018 via the use of Chinese depositary receipts

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is planning a mainland listing via depositary receipts that could come as early as the middle of this year, Thomson Reuters unit IFR reported, citing a person with knowledge of


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Alibaba expands into mobile gaming in India with eye on digital payments, e-commerce

Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, is expanding into mobile gaming in India, where its mobile browser is the most popular by market share. Hong Kong-listed AGTech Holdings and India-based Paytm, both controlled by Alibaba, will


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Alibaba unveils Olympics campaign in first corporate ad push outside China

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding is debuting a global marketing campaign outside China for the first time, the company said on Monday, with the release of Olympic advertisements focusing on underdog stories in countries such


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Alibaba to acquire 33pc stake in Ant Financial, clearing the way for Alipay operator’s IPO

Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to acquire a 33 per cent stake in affiliate Ant Financial Services, deepening the e-commerce company’s participation in China’s fast-growing financial technology sector and paving the way for the public listing


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China UnionPay rolls out cash incentives on integrated payment app, ramping up battle with Alibaba and Tencent

China UnionPay is ramping up the marketing on its recently released integrated mobile app, in an attempt to make inroads into a sector dominated by third-party payment services backed by Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings.


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Alibaba to take US$486 million stake in China retail data firm

China’s biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding, will invest US$486 million for a stake in a domestic big-data firm focused on hotels and retail, as part of a push to deepen its offline presence. The firm


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Alibaba counts on Olympics to prove its cloud capabilities

When it comes to demonstrating cloud-based applications for large-scale events, the Olympics probably ranks high up for the degree of complexity, with the summer games hosting more than 10,000 athletes from 200 countries, watched by five


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Alibaba, Tencent rally troops amid $10 billion retail battle

China’s tech giants Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, worth a combined $1 trillion, are on a retail investment binge, forcing merchants to choose sides amid a battle for shoppers’ digital wallets. Since the start of


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Alibaba puts top executive in charge of Lazada in Southeast Asia push 

Alibaba Group Holding put one of its top executives in charge of Lazada Group, the leading online commerce operator in Southeast Asia, as the Chinese tech giant accelerates its expansion into a region with more than


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